Windows 10: Watchdog Initialisation..cannot boot to advanced options to repair pc

  1.    20 Oct 2016 #1

    Watchdog Initialisation..cannot boot to advanced options to repair pc


    For some strange reason my PC boots up to Watchdog Initialization routine. I left PC on all night and morning to see it will restart..nothing happened...the problem is i cannot get into Advanced Boot up options to repair PC and pressing shift and F8 does nothing..as if i am locked out.

    From previous users the issue could be Avg Antivirus driver problem i cannot use their AVG Rescue utility as i cannot see the desktop.

    How do i sort this problem out ?

    I am using a friends PC to post this thread
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 3,337
    10 Home x64 (1703) (10 Pro on 2nd pc)
       20 Oct 2016 #2

    There's a lot of this about, apparently. This Solved thread may help...
    AVG watchdog preventing computer from booting up
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3.    20 Oct 2016 #3

    Removed avg but still cannot access advanced boot up options


    I have managed to remove avg by removing hard drive from pc and putting in a caddy copied files that i wanted to external hard drive.Re-fitted hard drive back in pc ..rebooted but still cannot access advanced boot up options.i downloaded windows 10 iso file to a disc and copied this to hard drive installed in caddy...now question is if i run windows 10 setup again will it re-install to old hard drive or would it install to new pc ?
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 2,195
    W10 Pro + W10 Preview
       20 Oct 2016 #4

    treblefree said: View Post
    For some strange reason my PC boots up to Watchdog Initialization routine. I left PC on all night and morning to see it will restart..nothing happened...the problem is i cannot get into Advanced Boot up options to repair PC and pressing shift and F8 does nothing..as if i am locked out.

    From previous users the issue could be Avg Antivirus driver problem i cannot use their AVG Rescue utility as i cannot see the desktop.

    How do i sort this problem out ?

    I am using a friends PC to post this thread
    Hold down Shift Key + Restart to open Recovery Options.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

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